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Agenda

2008 Serve to Preserve Florida Summit on Global Climate Change

June 25-26, 2008

Miami InterContinental Hotel
100 Chopin Plaza
Miami, Florida 33131

Climate Change 2008 Sponsors . The 2008 Serve to Preserve Florida Summit on Global Climate Change was hosted by Governor Charlie Crist, in partnership with the Volunteer Florida Foundation and the Volunteer Florida Commission.

TUESDAY, JUNE 24, 2008
1:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. Express Check-in for Registered Summit Attendees (For pre-registered, pre-paid attendees)
  Location: Hotel Lobby
 
  Check-in for Registered Summit Attendees
  Location: Mezzanine East/West
 
  OnsiteRegistration for Media
  Location: Chopin Foyer
 
WEDNESDAY, JUNE 25, 2008
7:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m. Check-in for Registered Summit Attendees
  Location: Mezzanine East/West
 
  OnsiteRegistration for Media
  Location: Chopin Foyer/Windsor & Sandringham
 
7:45 a.m. Summit Doors Open
  Location: Grand Ballroom
     
8:00 a.m. - 9:15 a.m. Breakfast Hosted by Governor Charlie Crist
  Location: Grand Ballroom
  Welcome by Lt. Governor Jeff Kottkamp
  Keynote Address by Governor Charlie Crist
  Green Technology Drives Green Economies
     
9:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. Preserving God's Creation
  Location: Bayfront A & B
  Moderator: Dr. Nathan Katz, Director, Center for the Study of Spirituality, Florida International University
  Panelists: Rev. Jim Ball , Ph.D., President and CEO, Evangelical Environmental Network
    Rabbi Nina Beth Cardin, Coalition on the Environment and Jewish Life
    The Most Rev. John H. Ricard, Bishop, Diocese of Pensacola-Tallahassee
 
10:45 a.m. Expo Grand Opening
  Location: Mezzanine A and B
 
10:45 a.m. - 12: 00 p.m. A Year's Progress and Promise for the Future
  Location: Bayfront A & B
  Moderator: Mike Sole, Secretary, Florida Department of Environmental Protection
  Panelists: Scott S. Nyquist, Director, McKinsey & Company, Houston
    Tom Peterson, President and CEO, Center for Climate Strategies
    Suzanne Watson, Policy Director, American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy
     
12:00 p.m. - 1:15 p.m. Luncheon Hosted by Governor Charlie Crist
  Location: Grand Ballroom
  Welcome: His Royal Highness the Prince of Wales (by video)
  Keynote Address by Lord Adair Turner, Chairman, United Kingdom Climate Change Committee
 
1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. Return on Investment: From Universities to the Universe
  Location: Bayfront A & B
  Moderator: Dr. R. E. LeMon, Vice Chancellor, Board of Governors, State University System of Florida
  Panelists: Dr. Lonnie Ingram, University of Florida
    Dr. Shihab Kuran , President and CEO, Petra Solar
    Dr. M.J. Soileau , University of Central Florida
    Susan Skemp, Florida Atlantic University
    Dr. Ben Wang, Florida State University
 
2:30 p.m. - 2:45 p.m. Keynote Address
  Location: Bayfront A & B
  Lew Hay, Chairman and CEO, FPL Group, Inc.
     
2:45 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. Going Green Makes Economic Sense, Part 1
  Turning Green Into Gold -Investing in Emerging Technologies
  Location: Bayfront A & B
  Moderator: Michael Eckhart, President, American Council on Renewable Energy
  Panelists: Scott Jorgensen, President, Solarsa, Inc.
    Nathaniel Keohane, Director of Economic & Policy Analysis, Environmental Defense
    Ki Nam, Owner & Founder, T3 Motion, Inc.
    Brian Prusnek, Vice President, United States Market Development, Climate Change Capital
    Michael W. Taylor, Vice President of Sales, Honeywell's Clinton Climate Initiative
    Dave Walsh, Senior Vice President, Mitsubishi Power Systems
 
4:00 p.m. - 5:15 p.m. Going Green Makes Economic Sense, Part 2
  Harnessing Markets for the Green Technology Revolution
  Location: Bayfront A & B
  Moderator: Lori Calabro, CFO Magazine
  Panelists: Dave Duncan, Vice President of Facilities, Publix
    Tom Dyer, Vice President, Kyocera Solar
    Eric Gribetz, Pegasus Capital Advisors
    David M. Johnson, Managing Director, Energy & Power Investments, Wachovia Corp.
    Sharon Nunes, Vice President, Strategic Growth Initiatives, Big Green Innovations, IBM
    Alex SantaColoma, Business Development Manager, Louisiana Green Fuels, LLC
 
6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. Reception  
  Location: Grand Ballroom Foyer
 
7:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m. Dinner Hosted by Governor Charlie Crist
  Location: Grand Ballroom
  Keynote Address by Ray C. Anderson, Founder and Chairman, Interface, Inc.
 
THURSDAY, JUNE 26, 2008
7:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Check-in for Registered Summit Attendees
  Location: Mezzanine East/West
 
7:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. Summit OnsiteMedia Registration
  Location: Windsor & Sandringham
 
8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m. Continental Breakfast
  Location: Grand Ballroom
 
8:45 a.m. - 9:00 a.m. Keynote Address
  Location: Grand Ballroom
  Manuel A. Diaz, Mayor, City of Miami; President, United States Conference of Mayors
 
9:30 a.m. - 10:45 a.m. How Green Technology Fuels Economies Both Large and Small
  Location: Bayfront A & B
  Moderator: Dr. Dale A. Brill, Director, Governor's Office of Tourism, Trade and Economic Development
  Panelists: Joyce Coffee, Director of Project Development, Policy and Research, Department of Environment, City of Chicago
    Mayor Richard Crotty, Orange County, Florida
    Mayor Pegeen Hanrahan, City of Gainesville, Florida
    Harvey Ruvin, Miami-Dade County Clerk of Court
    Commissioner Shannon Staub, Sarasota County, Florida
 
10:45 a.m. - 12:15 p.m. International Leadership Roundtable
  Location: Bayfront A and B
  Moderator: Terry Tamminen, New America Foundation
  Speakers: Governor Charlie Crist, Florida
    Dr. Hermann Scheer, Member of Parliament, Federal Republic of Germany
    Keith Allan, Consul General of United Kingdom in Miami
    Ofer Bavly, Consul General of Israel in Miami
    Santiago Cabanas, Consul General of Spain in Miami
    Philippe Vinogradoff, Consul General of France in Miami
    Hiroshi Yamaguchi, Consul General of Japan in Miami
     
12:15 p.m. - 1:45 p.m. Luncheon Hosted by Governor Charlie Crist
  Location: Grand Ballroom
  Keynote Address by Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger, State of California
     
2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. Closing Ceremonies and Press Conference
  Location: Chopin Ballroom